Escape to the beach: building the perfect sandcastle

Summer may feel like it has well and truly finished, but hopefully those across the sector managed to escape to the beach. Here, four professionals from across the sector detail how to build the perfect sandcastle.

Peter Gaston, Associate Director, Hurley Palmer Flatt Australia

As an electrical engineer, I find the key to an building an great sandcastle is that the sand has to have exactly the same water content (not too wet, not to dry) and must be well compacted! There’s some connection with semi-conductors somewhere in that! This picture is of a recent creation I built with my daughter Heidi whilst on holiday in Queensland. My take on a botanical garden.

First published by Building Magazine – 03.09.2018. Original article can be found here.